Today, the White House announced new changes to CMS regulations, including increased reimbursement and flexibility to bill for additional Medicare audio-only telehealth services, in certain circumstances.
Our preliminary review of the regulation indicates the following changes for the duration of the public health emergency:
The National Council continues to analyze the rule and its implications for our members, and will provide more information. In the meantime, the Interim Final Rule can be found here: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-medicare-and-medicaid-ifc2.pdf.
For additional information, please visit our COVID-19 resource site: https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/covid19/
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